To assist smokers to adjust to the change in Policy, the following help will be provided for current smokers in addition to the normal allowances for time off work to seek medical advice.
1. Smoking cessation support will be available in an individual or group setting from the Occupational Health Service during working hours. If necessary, specialist clinics may be organised.
2. Nicotine Replacement Therapy may be available through GPs as part of a structured Smoking Cessation Programme.
3. DHSSPSS Helpline - 0800 85 85 85.
4. Health Promotion Agency Website: www.healthpromotionagency.org.uk